International Day of Peace

On International Day of Peace 21 September, the United Nations calls upon all to take action to tackle climate change. Watch a video message from SI President Mariet Verhoef-Cohen that explores the link between climate change and human rights, and the many ways in which Soroptimists can help to combat the adverse effects of climate change, and the detrimental impact felt by women and girls.

Share your ideas and activities on social media using the hashtags #PeaceDay and #ClimateAction.

“It is possible to achieve our goals, but we need decisions, political will and transformational policies to allow us to still live in peace with our own climate.” — Secretary-General António Guterres, 15 May 2019

Read the SI Positioning Statement on Climate Change HERE


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